Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is an annual celebration of the licensed professionals who play vital role in many aspects of health care.

During this week, SIMED specially recognizes its medical laboratory team which includes medical assistants, clinical assistants, phlebotomists, clinical laboratory technologists, technicians, pathologists, and celebrates their dedication as crucial members of the health care team. 

Medical laboratory professionals are the cornerstone of accurate diagnoses for patients. In fact, test results comprise approximately 70% of a patient's medical record today. Laboratory test results drive a significant portion of clinical decisions, from diagnosis to therapy, with the ultimate goal of providing excelletn patient care. 

The theme for this years lab week: "Medical Laboratory Professionals, Results You Can Depend On", recognizes the imprtance of accurate laboratory results.

SIMED recognizes and thanks the medical laboratory team members throughout all the SIMED locations for their hard work and dedication to this effort this week, and every week throughout the year.

Jack Hayes, MHM, M.T.(ASCP) Laboratory Manager | SIMED Clinical Laboratory